Ramsar COP8 - Brief report and photos: Miscellaneous
|"Wetlands: water, life, and culture" |
8th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties
to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971)
Valencia, Spain, 18-26 November 2002
Miscellaneous leftover photos from the COP and aftermath
"After 9/11, everything is different now."
Montse Riera and Valerie Higgins, Ramsar registration team, packing up what's left over. Lalli lurking.
Translation teams all departed, cubicles left for the clean-up crews.
Valencia, finally, after 10 days locked in the venue. The photographer slept for an hour on a parkbench just behind that tree in the centre.
The newly-elected Chairperson of the Ramsar Standing Committee, Slovenia, sighting up a camera in downtown Valencia, recuperating from Ramsar COP8.
A last tapas before collapsing into several weeks of post-COP convalescence: Annette Keller, Tim Jones, Gordana Beltram, Sandra Hails.